What is going on in St. Marys Sports.

Lincolns’ AGM on Aug. 10

Virtual zoom meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. The St. Marys Lincolns are holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) next Monday, Aug. 10. The Virtual zoom meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Contact Lincs’ secretary Pete Frehner at pfrehner@live.ca to register. The membership fee is $25. Membership dues can be e-transferred to treasurer Stew…

Kristene McCurdy agrees to third term as SMMHA president

By Pat Payton During St. Marys minor hockey’s on-line AGM meeting last Tuesday, July 28, Kristene McCurdy agreed to a third term as president of the association. It’s possibly the first time in minor hockey history that a member will serve three consecutive terms as SMMHA president. Other members of the 2020-21 executive include: first…

Remembering a great team — the Creamery Juniors

St. Marys battled back to win 1988 provincial Eliminations, earned trip to nationals By Pat Payton St. Marys was a fastball hotbed back in the 1980s. During that decade, there seemed to be a tournament down at Teddy’s Field every weekend of the summer . . . on every long weekend for sure. Games would…

Lincolns set in net with Andrus and Wheeler

Defenceman Mulder joining Trenton Golden Hawks of the OJHL By Pat Payton St. Marys Lincolns will have two new goaltenders stopping pucks when the 2020-21 GOJHL season starts sometime this fall. Lincs recently got Ryan Wheeler’s name on a players’ card. The 17-year-old joins veteran goalie Sean Andrus, 19, who the Lincolns signed earlier this…

Shootouts, chip-offs decide ‘Battle of Gowanbrae’

Two-day, 36-hole July event held on weekend at St. Marys G&CC By Pat Payton Shootouts and chip-offs! There was lots of excitement as the annual ‘Battle of Gowanbrae’ was held this past weekend at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. A total of 96 golfers took part in the two-day, 36-hole July event. There were…

Colin Hood OFSAA award winners announced

Muir, Duncan, Marcou honoured during DCVI’s Virtual Awards Ceremony By Pat Payton St. Marys DCVI athletes Ally Muir and Simon Duncan and teacher/coach Chris Marcou were presented with Colin Hood OFSAA awards on June 18. It was the night DCVI held a Virtual Awards Ceremony, organized by teacher/coach Annette Wrigley, to honour their top athletes…

He caddied for Bob Hope at the Lambton golf club

Gerry McMaster carried the comedian’s golf clubs during a round in 1959 By Pat Payton Not many people can say they caddied for a famous person, but Gerry McMaster can. The St. Marys resident carried Bob Hope’s clubs at the posh Lambton Golf and Country Club in west Toronto. The year was 1959, and McMaster…

Major athletic award winners for 2019-20 season

Junior and Senior athletes at DCVI honoured during Virtual Awards Ceremony By Pat Payton A total of 21 Major Athletic Award winners were announced on the night of June 18 as St. Marys DCVI held a Virtual Awards Ceremony to honour its athletes and coaches. The following are the awards (sportsmanship and most valuable players)…